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Curriculum Overview

Beginning with the Class of 2021, students will take the following sequence of courses.

Freshman Year Sequence

  • Honors/AP®
  • College Preparatory
  • College Preparatory
  • Honors English 9
  • CP English 9
  • English 9
  • Honors Algebra I or Honors Geometry
  • CP Algebra I
  • Algebra I, Part I
  • Honors Biology
  • CP Biology
  • Integrated Science
  • Honors World History
  • CP World History
  • World History
  • Theology 9
  • Theology 9
  • Theology 9
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Freshman Seminar
  • World Language
  • World Language

Elective Options: Health, PE, Fine Arts electives

Sophomore Year Sequence

  • Honors/AP® (including Assisi Scholars)
  • College Preparatory
  • College Preparatory
  • Honors English 10
  • CP English 10
  • English 10
  • Honors Algebra II *
  • CP Geometry
  • Algebra I, Part II
  • Honors Chemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • AP® U.S. Government and Politics
  • CP U.S. Government and Politics
  • U.S. Government and Politics
  • Theology 10
  • Theology 10
  • Theology 10
  • World Language
  • World Language
  • World Language

Elective Options Health, PE, Fine Arts electives

*Students in the Assisi Scholar Program are expected to take Honors Pre-Calculus their junior year. This may require taking two math classes sophomore year, depending on their placement freshman year.

Junior Year Sequence

  • Assisi Scholar **
  • College Preparatory
  • College Preparatory
  • AP® Language and Composition
  • CP English 11
  • English 11
  • Honors Pre-Calculus
  • CP Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Honors Physics or AP® Physics I or AP® Biology or AP® Chemistry
  • CP Physics
  • Materials Science
  • Honors U.S. History or AP® U.S. History
  • CP American History
  • American History
  • Theology 11
  • Theology 11
  • Theology 11
  • World Language
  • World Language or electives
  • World Language
  • Capstone Semester

Elective Options Electives in English, Science, Social Studies, or Fine Arts

**Assisi Scholars in their junior year must take AP® Language and Composition, Honors Pre-Calculus, and an AP® level Science or Social Studies class.

Senior Year Sequence

  • Assisi Scholar ***
  • College Preparatory
  • College Preparatory
  • AP® Literature and Composition
  • CP English 12
  • English 12
  • AP® Calculus AB or AP® Statistics
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Algebra II
  • AP® Physics I or AP® Biology or AP® Chemistry
  • Science electives
  • Science electives
  • AP®Psychology or AP® World History
  • Social Studies electives
  • Social Studies electives
  • Theology 12
  • Theology 12
  • Theology 12
  • World Language or electives
  • World Language or electives
  • World Language or electives
  • Capstone Semester

Elective Options Electives in English, Science, Social Studies, or Fine Arts

***Assisi Scholars in their senior year must take AP® level courses in English, Math, and either Science or Social Studies.

Curriculum Guide

Click below to download a copy of the Roger Bacon High School Curriculum Guide.

Download 2020-2021 Guide

Earning College Credit

Click the link below to download a copy of the Earning College Credit Information Sheet.

Download 2020-2021 Credit Sheet